O'Connor | City of Fremantle

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  • Tipuana Green Park (pictured)
  • O'Connor industrial area 

Quick stats

Information is based on 2016 census data unless otherwise stated:

Population: 463 (Source: Reiwa, 2020)
Number of private dwellings: 245
Average people per household: 2.0
Median weekly household income: $1,414
Median monthly mortgage repayments: $2,167
Median weekly rent: $340
Average motor vehicles per dwelling: 1.5

Age composition

The median age of people in O'Connor was 37 years. Children aged 0–14 years made up 11.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.7% of the population.


The most common ancestries in O'Connor were English 27.2%, Australian 18.7%, Irish 9.2%, Scottish 6.0% and Italian 5.7%.

In O'Connor, 56.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 8.3%, Malaysia 3.3%, New Zealand 1.8%, Ireland 1.8% and Korea, Republic of (South) 1.6%.


In O'Connor, 68.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 3.2%, Spanish 2.4%, French 1.9%, Korean 1.5% and Cantonese 1.3%.


262 people reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night. Of these 59.5% were employed full time, 30.5% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.


The most common occupations in O'Connor included Professionals 29.7%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.9%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.2%, and Managers 9.2%.

Household composition

Of the 198 households in O'Connor, 52.5% were family households, 40.4% were single person households and 7.1% were group households.


Of the families in O'Connor, 28.8% were couple families with children, 45.0% were couple families without children and 20.7% were one parent families.

Precinct groups

Interested in being a voice for your community? Join the North Fremantle precinct group!  

Visit the precinct groups page to get involved or to see the latest agendas and minutes. 

Hilton Ward (including O'Connor) Elected Members 

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